Archive for the ‘NYSE:XLV’ Category

3 Sectors To Watch In The Second Half Of 2015

July 15th, 2015

market outlookDavid Fabian: The S&P 500 Index was nearly unchanged in the first half of 2015, yet the divergences in underlying sectors told a very different tale. The tepid return in the major averages was generated by weakening in interest rate sensitive areas and continued strength in high Read more…


Direxion Files Two Triple-Leveraged Pharmaceutical ETFs

July 1st, 2015

direxion_logoPharmaceuticals – one of the hottest sectors of 2014 – has continued with its winning momentum this year as well on the back of several mergers and acquisitions. Moreover, impressive earnings in Q1 have helped to keep up the trend. Read more…


Skeptical Sentiment In A Sideways Market: Bullish Or Bearish For Stocks?

June 22nd, 2015

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Skeptical Sentiment – What Could It Mean? Read more…


Is It Time To Buy Actively Managed Funds?

June 2nd, 2015

money and investingKent Thune: The active vs. passive debate is getting louder as “stock pickers” are showing their value in this transitional market environment. Read more…


State Street Slashes Fees On 41 ETFs

February 13th, 2015

state streetThe exchange traded industry is becoming increasingly dynamic, thanks to growing competition within the space. While some issuers are lining up new products to attract investors and increase their asset base, several others are reducing fees Read more…


Healthy Returns From The Healthcare Sector

November 15th, 2014

healthcare1Sy Harding: Healthcare stocks, along with the stocks of food and drink companies are often recommended as defensive holdings for recessions and bear markets, on the premise that no matter what happens people Read more…


Stepping Inside Sector Strength During The October Rally

October 23rd, 2014

octoberCorey Rosenbloom: When we see large price movements in the market – like our recent strong rally over the last week – we can break down the picture into smaller pieces by looking at “Sector Strength.” Read more…


Key Week For Bull/Bear Battle

September 30th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An encouraging economic report was released Monday, which increased concerns about a sooner rather than later Fed rate hike. Read more…


How To Profit As Healthcare Costs Rise

September 25th, 2014

healthcare1David Zeiler: As the fall enrollment period for healthcare coverage approaches, one of the most obviousObamacare facts becoming clear is that almost everyone is going to be paying more come January 2015. Read more…


Dollar May Drag Down Emerging Markets

September 9th, 2014

dollar etfChris Ciovacco: One factor that makes investing such a difficult task is the almost infinite number of inputs impacting the value of any asset. For example, emerging market stocks could be negatively impacted by economic divergences Read more…


Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): The Grand Daddy of Pharma

August 21st, 2014

healthcare3Lawrence Meyers: The pharma legend is a good bet for income investors. Read more…


Is Wealthier Really Heathier?

August 18th, 2014

get-richThis chart, published by Barry Bosworth at The Wall Street Journal, shows that the more money a person has, the longer they are likely to live. The chart shows the longevity of a 55-year-old woman and man in the U.S., comparing those born in 1920 to those born in Read more…


This ETF Is Over Reacting To The Sell Off

August 15th, 2014

ETFsDavid Fabian:  Sell offs in the market generally create fear and over reaction as investors digest the news and re-position their assets to weather the storm. Despite the good intentions of buying low and selling high, the tendency for traders is to protect Read more…


Why Exposure To Healthcare Sector Is A Must

August 1st, 2014

healthcare1Mitchell Clark:  In what is on par with the course in today’s stock market, biotechnology firm Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) posted double-digit revenue and earnings growth while raising its full-year outlook. Read more…


This Year’s Hottest Health Care ETFs

July 25th, 2014

healthcare3David Fabian: As a sector, health care has a lot to offer in terms of fundamental and technical data that supports ongoing innovation and profitability. The aging baby boomer population combined with an increased focus on adorable health insurance is continuing Read more…


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